Christopher Gene Clark’s Answers

Christopher Gene Clark

Clarksville Criminal Defense Attorney.

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  1. If I was not read my rights when arrested for DUI how likely is it to get my charges either reduced or dropped?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Michael Lawrence Doyle
    2. Stephen Alan Sauer
    3. Christopher Gene Clark
    4. Charles K. Kenyon Jr.
    4 lawyer answers

    I agree with many of the other answers to this question. There is a two-pronged test that courts apply to determine if the Miranda rule applies: 1) were you in custody and 2) were you questioned or interrogated. The application of this rule with regards to DUI arrests in Tennessee is very fact specific. You will need to speak with an attorney to discuss the particular facts of your case to see if law enforcement violated your rights. If so and the exclusionary rule applies, it will likely...

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  2. My boyfriend is a registered sex offender statutory rape. Can he live in a home with children that are not biologically his?

    Answered about 2 years ago.

    1. Nathan Zale Dowlen
    2. Christopher Gene Clark
    2 lawyer answers

    TCA 40-39-211(c) is the portion of the sexual offender registry that pertains to a registered person's ability to live with minors (it is posible that there are other court orderes or probation directives that can affect him). For this section to apply, the offense requiring registration had to be against a minor. Since he was convicted of statutory rape, this section likely applies to him. The rule is persons whose offense was committed against a minor cannot live with minors. An exception...

  3. Aggravated Burglary, Bond $5,000.00 1st charge. Can't afford bond, What are my rights as a parent?

    Answered over 2 years ago.

    1. Edwin Arnold Anderson
    2. Christopher Gene Clark
    2 lawyer answers

    Your son certainly needs to hire an attorney. It sounds as though he was arrested on a warrant, which means he will begin the process in general sessions court. You may be surprised to find how affordable an attorney can be for representation in general sessions. He will need a good attorney from the beginning to explore exactly what happened during the two hours of questioning that lead to the confession. An attorney can explore this at the general sessions level and make sure his rights...